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Posted - 2014-03-19 : 05:03:04
Hi ,

I have sqlserver2005,express, running on a windows 7 professional machines .my 5 systems are able to connect to the server without any trouble . but one of my new computer is not able to connect the sqlserver error is "timeout expired the timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding "

new system OS is windows 7 ultimate.

kindly let me what to do with the new machines .

anything i need to install here ..

its very urgent please .

martin .


James K
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Posted - 2014-03-19 : 16:53:07
Go through the diagnostic procedure outlined in this blog Since you are able to access the server from all except one, I would concentrate on the steps they have listed for the client side.
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Master Smack Fu Yak Hacker

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Posted - 2014-03-20 : 02:51:20
Some other ideas on troubleshooting if you can't connect -

Jack Vamvas
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